Kallippic cycle

/kəlɪpɪk ˈsaɪkə/ (say kuhlipik 'suykuhl)

noun
(in Hellenic astronomy) a cycle of seventy-six years, designed to harmonise lunar and solar years.
{named after the deviser, Kallippos, 3rd-century BC Athenian astronomer + -ic}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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